RHEL/Linux Systems Engineer

Job#: 2012894

Job Description:

If interested, please send to [email protected]: Update WORD resume , desired hourly rate, and best time to speak!
: Linux Systems Engineer

Location: Pentagon [FULLY ON-SITE]

Hours: 6am-6pm EST [Flexible hours] 40hrs a week

Clearance: Candidates must be US Citizens able to obtain and/or maintain a DoD Secret clearance as a condition of employment


  • Security+ CE | 5+ years of Linux Experience 
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Satellite is a MUST
  • Experience with building out/patching Linux servers, DISA STIG’ing

**Contract Goes Until July 2025 – Paid Holidays and Accrued Sick Leave**

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years managing RedHat and/or CentOS systems
  • Extensive knowledge and experience managing RedHat Satellite server
  • 1+ years of experience applying DISA STIGs and creating checklists
  • Familiar with SCAP Scans and STIG Viewer
  • Ability to apply RedHat security patches and troubleshoot complex issues
  • Ability to configure, install new RHEL Linux systems using kick-start
  • Ability to maintain kick-start with the latest DISA benchmarks
  • Experience with VMWare and managing Linux systems
  • Experience with monitoring RHEL certs and applications
  • Familiarity with Solarwinds and SCCM monitoring tools
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Experience using puppet or some sort of automation tool
  • Must have CompTIA Security+ (SY0-301)or other DOD 8570
  • Familiar with networking topologies, network configurations on Linux
  • Experience supporting Oracle databases on Linux
  • Experience configuring and managing Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) on Linux









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Washington, DC, US

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Date Posted:
February 8, 2024